A Shibori-ing Afternoon

A Shibori-ing Afternoon

What do you do on a hot summer day in France…Shibori of course! My friend Tara convinced me to try this Japanese dyeing technique with her. We’re hooked! We did some onesies, various sheets cut for pillow cases, a summer kimono-like wrap and a picnic blanket. I won’t bore you with the details of how … Continue reading

Animal Prints

Animal Prints

A selection of cards with fun messages using different inks with my finger prints to create cute little animals. On the front you just see the die-cut bubble with the message and when you open it you are greeted with a snail, tiger, bird, pig, frog or ladybug.

Holiday Cards 2014

Holiday Cards 2014

This year everyone in the family had a hand (or should I say thumb) in making our cards. We turned our thumbprints into little reindeer; I stamped a little message, embossed it with glitter embossing powder; and used a punch to scallop the edges. Here’s to a very merry 2015!

Embroidered Heart on Canvas

Embroidered Heart on Canvas

When I was planning my daughter’s room I knew I wanted to add a few things that I made myself, but since I really didn’t have the patience during my pregnancy to make something big like a blanket I decided to craft a few smaller items. One of those is the embroidered heart featured above, … Continue reading

Birth Announcement

Birth Announcement

We welcomed our baby girl into the world just a little over a month ago and this is how we announced it. We wanted it to be something different and out of the ordinary in terms of your average baby announcement. So, after seeing the idea here I had my talented friend Charlie get to work creating … Continue reading

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

My French husband laughs at calling these macaroons, after all the French are pretty particular about their meringue macarons. However, my Jewish heritage had me eating these coconut confections during Passover, but today I whipped up a batch as a sweet treat for my husband who adores coconut. The recipe is easy and the outcome is … Continue reading

Baby Journal

Baby Journal

When I first learned I was pregnant I knew I wanted to document my pregnancy in the form of a journal, which I thought would make a nice gift to my daughter when she got pregnant. So, I found the journal my sister-in-law gave me a few birthday’s ago that I had tucked away and … Continue reading